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Airlines don't make it easy to skip biometric screening like face recognition. Here’s what you should do if you'd like to opt out. washingtonpost.com/technology/

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Highest number of registrations on cryptpad.fr last week. And, unlike most Internet services, we never received any password because it's a cryptographic registration ! #privacy #encrypedcollaboration #cryptpad

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- Bounty hunters or bail bondsmen finding people in locations they do not normally visit or live, including using GPS-assisted tracking technology to precisely locate them. vice.com/en_us/article/a3b3dg/

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The NSA has searched millions of Americans’ telephone call records--all without a warrant or, for the vast majority of these calls, any suspicion of wrongdoing. It's time to put an end to the CDR program. act.eff.org/action/end-the-nsa

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In 2017, we took out this advert in Cheltenham, home of @GCHQ, to warn that 4 in 5 British people thought Trump would use his surveillance powers for political gain - including data shared by GCHQ.

They were right.

edition.cnn.com/2019/05/30/pol twitter.com/privacyint/status/

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So Gab has decided that their own code that they spent $5M of investor money developing is so unsalvageably bad that they're going to use Mastodon's code instead, with the added bonus of leeching off of our apps (with Gab apps being banned from app stores)

This is an early warning to fellow admins to be vigilant and domain-block them on sight, when/if they appear (unconfirmed whether they intend to federate), and to app devs to consider if blocking Gab's domains from their app is necessary.

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hey you
yes you
your posts are public when you mark them as such. meaning, google can see them too.

turns out public means public.
the more you know.

boost this to get it to people that don't know for some reason.
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Your phone number should not be used to turbocharge targeted advertising. It’s time for Facebook to #FixItAlready fixitalready.eff.org/facebook

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Week nearly over... time for #FollowFriday! 🥤 🍿 🎞️

📝 @cryptpad CryptPad: Privacy-friendly open alternative to Google Docs

📂 @nextcloud Nextcloud: Privacy-friendly open alternative to Google Drive

🐘 @tootapp Toot!: Excellent Mastodon app for iOS

💻 @yunohost Yunohost: Trying to make self-hosting as easy as possible

🧙‍♀️ @warandpeas War and Peas: The weird, salty webcomic

Previous #FF:
mastodon.at/@switchingsocial/1

#FFed

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